Monthly Archives: January 2013

EPJC joins in calling for EU to continue arms embargo on Syria

Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre joins with European Network Against Arms Trade in opposing any moves to amend the current EU arms embargo on Syria as proposed by the United Kingdom.  We also urge Syrian President Bashar al Assad and …

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Prison for Swedish Peace Activist

Swedish peace campaigner Martin Smedjeback today received a prison sentence of 14 days from a provincial court in the Scandinavian country. On July 29, 2011, together with Annika Spalde, he went inside the air force base F21 in Luleå in …

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Campaign Against the Arms Trade Awarded 2012 Right Livelihood Award.

On 7 December, UK campaigning organisation Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) was  presented with a 2012 Right Livelihood Award in the Swedish Parliament. Here is the acceptance speech: Mr. Deputy Speaker, honourable Members of Parliament, fellow laureates, dear friends, thank …

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